Topic: elections

Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

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Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

March 9, 2020 0 comments

Undergraduate Council of Students Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 and Chair of Campus Life Zanagee Artis ’22 are running for UCS president in this year’s UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.

Roundup: Graduate labor regulations may see changes in 2020 election

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Roundup: Graduate labor regulations may see changes in 2020 election

March 2, 2020 0 comments

About 40 years ago, one in five American workers were union members; though membership has dropped to about 10 percent since then, labor is still an essential part of the American political landscape.

Brown political researchers discuss 2020 primary

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Brown political researchers discuss 2020 primary

March 2, 2020 1 comment

With the 2020 Democratic primary under way, University political scientists are researching new ways to evaluate the current election cycle and incorporate current election news into the classroom.

Goncalves’ ’13 MA ’15 platform focuses on issues such as improving the Providence Public Schools, achieving environmental justice and practicing “smart development” of the city. He also wants to create a new tax policy that shifts the financial burden off of average taxpayers and examines “the whole system in a deliberate and thoughtful way.”

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Goncalves ’13 MA ’15 runs for Ward 1 City Council

January 29, 2020 0 comments

John Goncalves’ ’13 MA’15 favorite lessons to teach to his fourth grade class at the Wheeler School are about civics and figures who have tried to make the world a better place — figures like Greta Thunberg, Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 were confirmed co-chairs of the elections board at Wednesday’s UCS meeting. The board oversees the annual UCS and UFB spring elections.

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UFB plans to release breakdown of student group funding

November 14, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board announced three policy changes and a plan to release how much money it allocates to each student group, said UCS-UFB Liaison Ellis Clark ’23 at Wednesday night’s Undergraduate Council of Students meeting.

The first general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students took place Wednesday evening in Petterutti Lounge.

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UCS to hold elections for first-year reps

September 12, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students will add two first-year representatives to its Management Board  through an election later this month, said Chief of Staff Melissa Lee ’20 at the Council’s first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.

Undergraduate Council of Students, Undergraduate Finance Board candidates kick off election season

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Undergraduate Council of Students, Undergraduate Finance Board candidates kick off election season

March 1, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elections board held three information sessions this week for prospective candidates for UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board positions, marking the beginning of the UCS and UFB spring election process.

William Tong ’95 won the general election by a margin of 5.7 percent. Tong previously served as a Connecticut state representative, during which he championed bills for gun control and criminal justice reform.

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Tong ’95 elected Connecticut’s first Asian-American attorney general

November 25, 2018 2 comments

In the early hours of Nov. 16, William Tong ’95 won the race to be Connecticut’s attorney general. Tong will be Connecticut’s first-ever Asian-American constitutional officer, the country’s second Asian-American state attorney general and the first elected Chinese-American state attorney general. 

In the first discussion of the two-part forum series "Across the Aisle" beginning Oct. 25, Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 discussed the midterm elections and youth engagement in politics.

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Perez, Steele delve into midterm elections

November 21, 2018 0 comments

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez ’83 and former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele reviewed the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections Nov. 19 at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs in the second and last forum of the series “Across the Aisle.”

U. professors weigh in on significance of midterms

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U. professors weigh in on significance of midterms

November 13, 2018 0 comments

Last Tuesday’s midterm elections saw the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, while Republicans are projected to increase their majority in the Senate by one to two seats.